Biographies of 149 early-day residents of Winchester and White River Township in Randolph County, IN, yield both genealogical and historical information in this booklet, comprised primarily of excerpts from the rare 1895 book: A Portrait and Biographical Record of Delaware and Randolph Counties, Ind. The original book was published by A.W. Bowen and Co., Chicago, in 1894. This spiral bound booklet is 11" x 8 1/2" and is printed on 60# paper. A vinyl sheet protects the front cover. This booklet is only 74 pages long, but it is equal to 148 pages from the original book. This booklet is a goldmine of information for genealogy seekers, as it usually includes names of parents, spouse(s), in-laws, children, siblings, etc., as well as military service, politics, residences and occupations. The bios include: Ira Adamson, Henry T. Addington, Charles S. Albright, Thomas J. Ashton; John Baird, Jesse J. Bates, Rev. Elkanah Beard, A.C. Beeson, Dr. Richard Bosworth, George W. Bousman, Lewis S. Bowser, Strother Bromfield, General Thomas M. Browne, George W. Browne, Benjamin Franklin Bundy, Rev. Nathan Thomas Butts; William W. Canada, Silas Abiathar Canada, Jesse Canaday, Albert Canfield, John D. Carter, Capt. George U. Carter, John J. Chaney, Dr. John T. Chenoweth, John Wesley Clayton, Stephen Clevenger, Seth D. Coats, Henry S. Coble, Gen. Silas Colgrove, John W. Cottom, George Con, Rev. William M. Cox, Andrew J. Cranor; Daniel Davis, James E. Davis, John W. Denney, William B. Denton, John W. Diggs, Charles C. Diggs, Edward F. Diggs, William C. Diggs, William S. Diggs; Lew G. Ellingham, Capt. Edmund Engle, James S. Engle; James N. Fidler, James M. Fletcher, Samuel D. Fox, David Fudge; Alfred Giberson, George Washington Gillum, John B. Goodrich, James P. Goodrich, Percy E. Goodrich, Charles Fremont Gray, William S. Green, Charles Gutheil; Amos Hall, William Hawkins, Christopher Columbus Hawkins, William L. Hawkins, Eli Haworth, Benjamin Hawthorne, George W. Helms, Thomas A. Helms, Allen B. Hiatt, Edwin J. Hiatt, Enos R. Hiatt, Alpheus F. Hickman, Benjamin F. Hill Jr., Henry W. Hill, J.E. Hinshaw, D.E. Hoffman, John Howard, Dr. Albert F. Huddleston, Union Basil Hunt, Lieutenant Obed W. Huston; John Wesley Jarnagin, Edwin S. Jaqua; Henry P. Kizer, John W. Knight; Anderson Johnson Lasley, Peter Lasley, Andrew Jackson Lasley, Daniel Lesley; Harvey E. McNees, John W. Macy, John Edgar Markle, Captain Albert O. Marsh, Benjamin F. Marsh, Elisha B. Martin, John K. Martin, Conrad Meyer, George W. Monks, Leander J. Monks, Alfred Thorp Moorman, Charles W. Moorman, Leander E. Moorman, Luther L. Moorman, Thomas F. Moorman, James Moorman, John Henry McGuire; Col. Henry H. Neff, Capt. James Lawrence Neff, John W. Newton, Alonzo L. Nichols; John Pegg, John A. Pegg, Samuel A. Pierce, Francis Marion Preston, Dr. Joseph J. Pretlow, Nathan Puckett, Hiram Puckett, Luther G. Puckett, William Y. Puckett, Nathaniel Puckett, Reverdy Puckett, Tyre Taylor Puckett; Dr. Sylvania Remmel, Alfred Rice, Thomas Elwood Robinson, William Robinson, Matthew Harlan Rubey; Charles Schweizer, John Slack, Alexander Smith, Andrew Jackson Smith, Andrew J. Stakebake, A.S. Stanley, Gen. Asahel Stone; Joseph W. Thompson, Richmond Thornburg; George W. Veal, Frank E. Vestal; Edwin I. Wall, Nehemiah H. Ward, George H. Ward, Thomas L. Ward, Enos L. Watson, James E. Watson, Isaiah P. Watts, Moorman Way, William Randolph Way, Prof. Samuel Williams, Abraham J. Winter, C.W. Woolverton, Edward G. Woolverton, John R. Wright, and Joseph Watts. A brief excerpt from a WPA guide gives some notes on the area from 1939.